• The History of Drum & Bass with Live Orchestra - Manchester

  • Fri, 03-04-2020 at 19:30
  • Manchester Academy
    Oxford Road
    M13 9PR Manchester
The History of Drum & Bass with Live Orchestra - Manchester - Manchester Academy - Manchester

Take a whole orchestra, combine them with a world champion DJ, and challenge them to tear through the history of drum & bass.Following sell out solo shows & headline sets at festivals such as Glastonbury, Shambala, London Remixed & Boomtown, the critically acclaimed super-orchestra Symphonica present their brand-new show.With their unique combination of orchestra and DJ, already renowned for their recreations of dancefloor classics, and giving them a classical twist.As well as their own compositions, which fuse beats & bass with strings & brass, there's no group better suited to taking on selected anthems from the worlds of drum & bass and jungle and bringing the energy up to a whole new level.Led by composer & conductor Miles Hancock, with 4 x World Champion Mr Switch filling the DJ role, supplying backing beats, basslines and scratching skills. Anthems & classics from past to present are twisted up & revamped, with the clashing of amen breaks & double bass, strings, synths and samples.This is a rollercoaster of a show, the history of drum & bass presented in its entirety, in a brand-new live format.Manchester Academy 2Doors: 7:30pmPerformance: 9-11pmTickets:On sale 9am Thursday 12th December from Eventbrite and Manchester Academy.